Sony is anticipating a massive number of people logging into PSN during PS4’s European launch. In order to create a smooth launch, Sony will be temporarily disabling a few PSN features to avoid crashes from the influx of players.
Just hours before the PlayStation 4’s European release, Sony has announced that it’s temporarily turning off some of the console’s features to ensure a smooth experience for consumers. “Following the successful launch of PS4 in North America on the 15th November, we have seen an unprecedented influx of players onto PSN,” the company posted on its European blog today. “When we launch in Europe on Friday, once again, we are expecting record sales and record numbers of people logging onto PSN at similar times, alongside the North American players already on PSN.” Following PS4’s American debut, the PlayStation Network experienced service interruptions and various other issues thanks to the increased traffic.